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Saturday
05
MAY

Maifest 2018 w/ DCHS

12:00
18:00
Dane County Humane Society
Event organized by Dane County Humane Society

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The Essen Haus and Dane County Humane Society (DCHS) are teaming up for Maifest 2018! This family-friendly spring festival has live music with an outdoor dance floor, grill food, an outdoor bier cart, a traditional maypole dance, games, a children's activity area and an interactive DCHS booth. Fill up those plates and bier steins, because 15% of event proceeds will be donated to Dane County Humane Society.

Goodies from the Grill (Noon-6pm):
Brats • burgers • footlong hotdogs • chicken sandwiches • pork steaks • German potato salad • hot soft pretzels

Bier Cart (Noon-6pm):
Featuring Revolution Brewing as a part of Madison Craft Beer Week. Their Sun Crusher hoppy wheat ale, Rev Pils and Mai-Honey blonde doppelbock will be tapped and ready to fill your glass. Also serving Bell's Oberon, Hacker-Pschorr Maibock, Hofbräu Maibock and Paulaner Lager.

Live Music:
The Gary Beal Band - Polka (noon-3pm)
Copper Box - Americana & Bluesy Pop (3-6pm)

Activities:
✓ Maypole Dance - taught & led by the Oak Apple Morris Dancers during the music break (around 3pm)
✓ Candy Guessing Contest - Guess how many pieces of candy are in the 1 liter boot. Closest guess wins the boot... and the candy, of course. *Winner announced after maypole dance. Must be present to win.
✓ Ring toss - ring a bottle, win a prize!
✓ Fishbowl toss carnival-style game - sink a ping pong ball in a prize fishbowl to win
✓ Kids' Zone - coloring, crafts, bubbles, games + more to entertain the little ones
✓ Kentucky Derby Games - starting at 2pm (inside Come Back In Bar and Restaurant)

Spring is in the air at Maifest. Prost!
essen-haus.com/events/maifest